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Stories from Monday, March 17, 2008

Crowds fill gym for Christy (03/17/08)
Crowds packed into the South Putnam gymnasium?Sunday evening to show their support and raise money for former student Drew Christy who is showing improvement following a car accident several weeks ago. More than $18,000, and counting, was raised through Sunday's benefit concert sponsored by members of New Providence Baptist Church...
It's good to be Irish (03/17/08)
New York City and other east coast locations may claim to have the largest Irish populations in the U.S., but Putnam County has a wee bit of the Irish too. With 11.3 percent of the population being of Irish descent, it's no wonder the county is so green. You can find O'Neils, O'Neals and O'Briens along with O'Hairs. There are Gilberts and Gilleys, Murphys, Smiths and Fitzpatricks, Moores, Quinns, Kennedys, Hayes, Stewarts and Robinsons...
Splish splash (03/17/08)
School Calendars for the week of March 17-22 (03/17/08)
AREA 30 CAREER CENTER March 17-21- Preschool/Childcare Center, 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 19/20 -- GED Test 4:00-800 p.m. CLOVERDALE ELEMENTARY March 17 -- Tree House, 2:45--3:50 p.m. Book Club Enrichment Class, 2:45-3:50 p.m. March 18 -- Tree House, 2:45-3:50 p.m...
Foundation plans new health service aid (03/17/08)
The Putnam County Community Foundation announced it is seeking nominations for two new awards to be presented at a special women's only brunch, scheduled on Saturday, May 10 in the DePauw Student Union Building Ballroom. The deadline for submitting nomination forms is 5 p.m. on April 10...
United Way offers health service aid (03/17/08)
The United Way of Putnam County announces the availability of grants for organizations serving the health and human service needs of Putnam County residents. The mission of the Putnam County United Way is to create awareness of the health and human service needs of Putnam County residents, and to provide a trusted local mechanism for receiving and distributing funds to support those recognized needs...
Softball ace Boetjer inducted into Hall of Fame (03/17/08)
South Putnam eighth-grader Brooke Boetjer was part of the Indiana Shockwaves who were inducted into the National Softball Hall of fame on March 8. Boetjer has helped the Shockwaves capture three NSA Class A World Series championships as well as a four-time NSA Class A State champion and a three-time Amateur Softball Association Class A State champion...
DePauw's hope of title repeat gone with loss (03/17/08)
Whitewater, Wis. -- DePauw's season came to a heart-breaking end as the Tigers dropped an 83-80 decision at Wisconsin-Whitewater in the NCAA Division III sectional final. The sixth-ranked Tigers finished the season at 28-4, while the eighth-ranked Warhawks improved to 28-3 and advanced to the national semifinals...
UNC, Kansas, Memphis, UCLA get No. 1 seeds in NCAA tournament (03/17/08)
(AP) -- North Carolina, Memphis, Kansas and UCLA earned the top seeds in the NCAA tournament Sunday, and the top-ranked Tar Heels got the best deal of all: Their road to the Final Four won't veer more than two hours outside their Chapel Hill campus...
Updated GGUSBC standing from Alex Alleys (03/17/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 3-14-08) Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Jalyn Duff 118 High female scratch series -- Jalyn Duff 180 High male scratch game -- Tyler Bruner 95 High male scratch series -- Mathew Workman 184 W.O.T.M. Bantam Youth (Saturday)...
Lakeside store has crafts and gifts (03/17/08)
Lighthouses have the ability to help sea-weary travelers safely back to harbor. The four-story lighthouse located on the east edge of Bainbridge offers a landmark for travelers to find a nice selection of unique craft and gift ideas right in Putnam County...
Shirley Ann Brick (03/17/08)
Shirley Ann Brick, 81, Quincy, died Saturday at Holly Hill Health Care, Brazil. Born in Decatur, Ill., she was the daughter of Voyle and Madeline (Lett) Roberts. She married Victor Stanley and he preceded her in death. She married Charles Edward Brick and he preceded her in death...
Helen Clodfelter (03/17/08)
Helen Cosalee (Cosy) Clodfelter, 75, Greencastle, died Saturday morning at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Clinton Township, she was the daughter of Richard and Margaret (Rossok) Baird. She married Allen Clodfelter on July 15, 1951, and he survives...
Ada Mannan (03/17/08)
Ada Grace Mannan, Franklin, died Friday at the Indiana Masonic Home. Born in Owen County, she was the daughter of William Emmett Powell and Myrtle (Keene) Powell. She married Truman L. Mannan on Oct. 12, 1940. He preceded her in death on July 17, 2004...
Wilma Myers (03/17/08)
Wilma Banta Myers, 93, Marshall, died Friday evening at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. Born in Parke County, she was the daughter of Bruce and Nellie Rice Banta. She married A. Paul Myers, and he preceded her in death in 1991. She was a member of Wolf Creek Church and attended Friends Union Church and both of the Ladies Aid societies. She was also a 50-year member of Sugar Creek Homemakers Club...
Kenneth Targett (03/17/08)
Kenneth "Kenny" N. Targett, 55, Greencastle, died unexpectedly Friday at his residence, of an apparent heart attack. Born in Clay County, he was the son of William "Bill" Targett and Ruby Ferris Targett. He married Virginia "Ginny" Eaglin Targett on Aug.13, 1972, and she survives...
Pauline Weaver (03/17/08)
Pauline Weaver, 81, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, died Tuesday at the Golden Living Center of Chase County in Cottonwood. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Ralph and Nellie Parrish Bixler. She married Dwight Weaver on Feb. 23, 1951, at Marion, Kansas. He preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1999...
Couple to be married (03/17/08)
Lynette K. Hendrickson and Ryan E. Pettijohn announced their engagement to take place on Oct. 11, 2008. The bride-to-be is a graduate of South Putnam High School and Ivy Tech Nursing, with an LPN degree. She is now in the registered nursing program at Ivy Tech and works for Community North Hospital in the surgical tower...
Martins married (03/17/08)
Gary A. Martin and Diane J. (Smith) Martin and family are pleased to announce their marriage on Feb. 10, 2008 in Greencastle. Diane Martin currently is house manager for Delta Upsilon Fraternity and Gary Martin is owner and operator of Timber Tops Tree Company...
Putnam Scanner for March 17, 2008 (03/17/08)
Putnam County Jail Six people were booked into Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several weekend runs. On Saturday: On Sunday:...
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